Useful links

NICE Pressure Ulcer pathway ( http://pathways.nice.org.uk/pathways/pressure-ulcers )

This guideline covers risk assessment, prevention and treatment in children, young people and adults at risk of, or who have, a pressure ulcer (also known as a bedsore or pressure sore).

Wound Care Alliance UK ( www.wcauk.org )

The Wound Care Alliance UK (WCAUK) is a charity with the remit of supporting the delivery of well-informed high quality care by clinicians well versed in the principles of best practices in all aspects of Tissue Viability.

Tissue Viability Society ( http://tvs.org.uk )

The mission of the TVS to disseminate information, promote research and increase awareness of all aspects of good clinical practice in wound prevention and management.

European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel ( http://epuap.org/ )

An organisation which provides European research, education and advocacy for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment. Contributor to international guidelines on the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.

Pressure, shear, friction and microclimate in context (PDF)

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